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Issued also Portsmouth, Eng., 1878, with title: The war-ships of Europe
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A very good volume covering the technology and warships of the middle Victorian period, when steel was coming into use for ship construction, and the simple once-through steam engine was giving way to the compounded engine, which was much more economical with fuel, and made long-distance steaming more of a reality for warships.